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April 9, 2014
NAB Show 2014, SL206 and N2513, April 9, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced that it will provide content producers using EDIUS 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software a means of transcoding to a streaming format directly from their HQ/HQX assets. Microsoft Azure Media Services is licensing support for Grass Valley's HQ Codec/HQX Codec, opening new doors for EDIUS users by giving them the improved functionality and flexibility to upload and stream content to a wider variety of environments through the cloud.
April 8, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — Japan's KTV, the Kansai Telecasting Corporation located in Osaka, has migrated to a full 4K editing system with powerful, forward-thinking newsroom solutions from Grass Valley, A Belden Brand. The station has purchased the EDIUS HDWS 4K desktop turnkey system and EDIUS Elite HDWS 3GX system for powerful, real-time 4K editing capabilities. KTV also purchased Grass Valley's GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools and K2 Summit media server for a complete, file-based workflow to be used in conjunction with EDIUS for powerful editing functionality across its newsroom operations.
April 8, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden brand, announces that EDIUS 7 users can now benefit from HQ/HQX support with Blackmagic Design's latest version of its color corrector software, DaVinci Resolve 11 — which is being unveiled at NAB 2014. This provides EDIUS users with a smoother import/export workflow with quick access to a powerful and creative color correction toolset. DaVinci Resolve handles complex color grades, multi-point tracking, blurs, and more.
April 8, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — At NAB 2014, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, with sports media and technology firm deltatre, will showcase a combined live sports production solution with Grass Valley's GV STRATUS Digital Media Platform (DMP) and deltatre's Diva integrated video application. This partnership will provide broadcasters with a comprehensive, tightly integrated workflow that simplifies digital publishing to make content delivery to multiple digital media platforms more accessible and easier to deploy—lowering operational costs and maximizing new business opportunities.
April 8, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — As part of its ongoing commitment to open standards architecture, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced a partnership with UK-based Marquis Broadcast to expand the functionality and capability of its GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production toolset and the K2 Summit media server. Grass Valley will incorporate Marquis' MEWS API services to enable the quick and easy exchange of files between GV STRATUS and Avid solutions, as well as other third-party products. Marquis' technology will also be used to enable the interoperability with other products requiring OP Atom file creation and additional file transfer types.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced new media services for its market-leading GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools. The GV STRATUS service-oriented architecture (SOA) allows customers to purchase, combine, and configure the precise functional components they need to build and orchestrate the most efficient workflows for their unique production environments with GV STRATUS News, GV STRATUS Live, GV STRATUS Digital Media Platforms (DMP), and GV STRATUS Playout.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — To keep fans engaged, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced feature enhancements to its widely used K2 Dyno Replay System that promise to deliver more captivating content than ever before — helping broadcasters to tell the best possible stories to their viewers. K2 Dyno includes a host of upgrades, such as the new AnySpeed dynamic playback algorithm, which automatically guarantees smooth playback at any speed from zero to 200 percent and in speed transitions for ultra slow-motion 6X playout. It also integrates with Grass Valley's latest high-speed cameras and the K2 Summit 3G Production Client, and it is compatible with higher resolutions and frame rates — all while maintaining easy integration into the live production workflow.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — To meet the growing demands of a multiscreen audience, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has partnered with Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV), Elemental, and ExciteM to integrate each company's solutions with the GV STRATUS Digital Media Platform (DMP) and the Ignite Automated Production System. This gives broadcasters a single and robust workflow for distributing content across multiple digital media platforms, including broadcast, web, and mobile applications for both automated video-on-demand (VOD) and live streaming with content replacement. It further positions GV STRATUS and Ignite as the industry standard for efficient production and distribution workflows.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — GV STRATUS Playout, a revolutionary, cloud-enabled Software as a Service (SaaS) playout technology will make its worldwide debut at NAB Show 2014. The groundbreaking new solution, which combines the efficiency and flexibility of true cloud computing with the performance and rock solid reliability of a solid-state playout server on a card, is a groundbreaking approach for regionalized and network center-based playout. The solution will be demonstrated on the Grass Valley stand in the North Hall, N2513.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — Mobile TV Group (MTVG) has turned to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to upgrade eight of its dual-feed mobile production trucks with a workflow that delivers stunning imagery with super and ultra slow-motion replays for its clients. MTVG has purchased 16 LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras and eight K2 Dyno Replay Systems for the delivery of compelling live sports coverage with crisp imagery for instant replays and highlights packages. Seven FOX Sports regional networks will receive these systems along with one for Root Sports Rocky Mountain. Each mobile unit will have two ultra slow-motion cameras.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — Building upon the success of its powerful LDX Series of advanced imaging cameras, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announces the launch of three RS-LDX integrated robotic camera solutions: the RS-LDX Elite, the RS-LDX Première and the RS-LDX WorldCam. The new cameras are ideal for studio, newsroom, or live production applications by delivering a fully integrated, customizable, turnkey solution right out of the box. The systems will begin shipping in May 2014.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — NAB 2014 sees the launch of a new leader in the broadcast technology industry, created by the merger of two of the market's most respected and dynamic firms — Grass Valley and Miranda. The new Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is the latest addition to the Belden Inc. portfolio of best-in-class communications technology brands, and the result of Belden's investment of $800 million over the past three years in the broadcast market. The new Grass Valley is uniquely placed to deliver the future of television, combining a strong understanding and vision of the workflows required for live and on-demand video with an unrivalled heritage of pioneering the way television is created, produced and delivered.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — For cutting-edge productions within its mobile production fleet, veteran mobile broadcaster Lyon Video has purchased two LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras, two XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber transmission solutions, and a K2 Dyno Replay System from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Introduced at NAB 2014, the powerful new LDX XtremeSpeed camera delivers instant time-to-air capabilities and integrates seamlessly into live workflows with 3X (1080p) and 6X (720p/1080i) speeds for ultimate versatility, including a standard-speed 1X live output. Lyon Video's LDX XS cameras will be teamed up with the Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System with its AnySpeed dynamic playback technology to provide smooth playback at any speed from 0% to 200% and all speed transitions for ultra slow-motion 6X playout. This will dramatically expand the ability of replay operators to tell a compelling story during replays to keep viewers engaged.
April 7, 2014
MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 — Building upon the success of its LDX Series of advanced imaging cameras, Grass Valley, a Belden brand, today announced four new additions to the LDX range — the LDX HiSpeed (LDX HS) and LDX Compact HiSpeed (LDX Compact HS) 3X super slow-motion cameras and the LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) and LDX Compact XtremeSpeed (LDX Compact XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras. These powerful new LDX cameras are built around Grass Valley's proprietary Xensium-FT CMOS imagers to deliver superb picture quality, high sensitivity, and high dynamic range for a wide variety of production applications.
April 3, 2014
MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 — Today, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced GV GUARDIAN, its new remote monitoring software application that is designed to minimize downtime and prevent failures across broadcast and media infrastructure operations. GV GUARDIAN proactively alerts engineering and/or IT personnel to problems and potential complications, making resolution fast, accurate, and complete.
April 3, 2014
MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will further expand its already extensive IP portfolio with the launch of the IRG-3401 IP Gateway module and Kaleido-IP X310 multiviewer at NAB 2014. These join the previously announced NVISION 8500 IP Gateway as new IP solutions for NAB.
April 3, 2014
MONTREAL, April 3, 2014 — Today's live production environments require a growing range of technologies for all production-related processes. As live production becomes more complex, broadcasters and content creators are continually turning to new tools that enable them to do more with less. To address these needs, Grass Valley, a Belden brand, today announced the next generation of its GV Director Integrated Nonlinear Live Production System that includes enhanced real-time streaming to reach a broader audience, second operator assist for an improved workflow, and enhanced real-time data feeds and graphics support, which allows operators to add new and changing content at increased speeds during live productions.
April 2, 2014
NAB Show 2014, SL206 and N2513, April 2, 2014 — The new Grass Valley, A Belden Brand, will make its debut at the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show as an integrated presence, unified under a single banner, following the recent completion of Belden Inc.'s acquisition of Grass Valley. The new entity, the result of the historic merging of operations between industry powerhouses Grass Valley and Miranda, will host customers, partners, resellers and media at two different locations in the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10: South Hall SL206 for Live and News Production, and North Hall N2513 for Playout.
April 1, 2014
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the previously announced offer to purchase Grass Valley, a leader within the Broadcast market.
March 31, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 31, 2014 — Broadcasting System of San-in, BSS TV, a commercial broadcaster in the San-in region of Japan, is combining business flexibility, operational excellence, and outstanding image performance with new, fully integrated broadcast solutions from Grass Valley®. BSS implemented an LDX Compact Premiere™ advanced imaging camera for its small news studio, as well as three K2 Summit® media servers, a Concerto™ multi- & mixed-format routing switcher, five Jupiter™ routing switcher control solutions, five EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear video editing software solutions, and K2 SAN storage for its news operation. Together, this new end-to-end suite of products will enable BSS to quickly and efficiently deliver news, weather, and other timely information to viewers in the Shimane and Tottori areas of Japan.
March 27, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 27, 2014 — Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV), part of the commercial network TV Globo, replaced their SD OB van with a brand new HD OB van equipped with a scalable Grass Valley® live production solution for HD coverage of major sporting events including the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The purchase includes 12 LDX WorldCam™ advanced imaging cameras, 12 XCU WorldCam™ eXchangeable Control Units, which support fiber as well as triax, and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™.
March 26, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 26, 2014 — For ultimate camera flexibility and more appealing and creative coverage, TV Câmara, Brazil's public television network, has purchased six LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras and six XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit) base stations with triax transmission from Grass Valley®. The cameras will be used in TV Câmara's news studio to capture important news broadcasts from the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies around the clock, seven days a week to millions of viewers across Brazil.
March 24, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 24, 2014 — Atresmedia, a leading TV and media group in Spain, is outfitting its new HD studio with several live production solutions from Grass Valley including the powerful Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™, as well as a K2 Dyno® Replay System. Atresmedia operates eight on-air channels that deliver news, magazines, entertainment shows, top quality TV series and movies to millions of viewers across Spain. This new solution from Grass Valley will enable Atresmedia to double its on-air studio production capabilities and make its current workflow more consistent and smooth. The broadcaster expects its new TV studio to be fully operational by April 2014.
March 19, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 19, 2014 — In a move that rounds out a full migration to HD programming, Schurz Communications-owned CBS affiliate WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, is upgrading its existing Aurora™ system from Grass Valley® to GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools and EDIUS® 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software for enhanced production and full HD news delivery. WDBJ produces six daily newscasts that deliver breaking news and weather updates, as well as locally-produced sports programs for viewers across the state of Virginia. With the help of Grass Valley's premiere partner Digital Video Group (DVG), and its longstanding relationship with WDBJ, the new HD system was first demoed and then configured to WDBJ's exact specifications, making the transition easy.
March 17, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 17, 2014 — Executives at Myanmar's MRTV are glad they chose a robust solution from Grass Valley® for the capture and delivery of live HD coverage of the 2013 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. This solution included a sophisticated broadcast infrastructure for MRTV's International Broadcast Center (IBC), which was designed to enable unilateral broadcast services for the Games. MRTV operates Myanmar's state-owned satellite television station MRTV. The station airs 12 local channels and 14 regional channels throughout Myanmar, reaching millions of viewers.
March 13, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 13, 2014 — NZ Live, a new start-up broadcast facility in Auckland, has selected a fully integrated, turnkey, high-definition broadcast production solution from Grass Valley® to outfit its new facility. NZ Live will focus on feed recording, production, post-production, and playout of live sports programming from all over New Zealand. Initially, NZ Live will produce all the racing events throughout the country for the New Zealand Racing Board, but the facility is designed and purposed to cover all facets of broadcast workflows including OB operations and playout facilities. NZ Live expects to be on-air in late September 2014. This deal represents a powerful step forward for Grass Valley's presence in the growing broadcast market in New Zealand and Australia.
March 13, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 13, 2014 — Grass Valley® is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the 'Highly Commended Manufacturer of the Year' Digital Studio Award at CABSAT 2014. Said Bacho, Senior Vice President EMEA, Grass Valley, collected the award at the ceremony last night where it is now proudly on display on the Grass Valley CABSAT booth (A5-20, Hall 5).
March 11, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 11, 2014 — Turkish satellite television provider Digiturk will be expanding its broadcast facility and improving its current infrastructure with the addition of a new Grass Valley® Trinix® NXT 192x192 Digital Video Routing Switcher, a new Apex Plus 384x384 Digital Audio Routing Switcher, a Maestro™ Scalable Master Control system, and a Jupiter™ Routing Switcher Control, to quickly and efficiently deliver programming to its satellite platform.
March 10, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 10, 2014 — Consumer demand for exceptional viewing performance and quality is soaring, and new standards such as UHD/4K are driving the need for higher resolutions and higher frame rates throughout the broadcast distribution chain. Grass Valley® solves the challenges these new formats present with innovative updates across its entire product line at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas from April 7-10, 2014. Grass Valley (booth SL206) will demonstrate large scale, future-ready production solutions that enable the creation and manipulation of higher resolution and higher frame rate content, alongside seamless workflows that offer multiplatform content development and distribution with remote capabilities.
March 6, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 6, 2014 — The Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in Saudi Arabia is installing a completely new Educational Broadcast Studio with high definition (HD) camera, switcher, and router technology from Grass Valley®. This announcement builds upon an existing relationship that began last year when Grass Valley supplied MOHE with an end-to-end workflow solution for the Ministry's first outside broadcasting (OB) van. For equipment implementation into its studio, MOHE will be working with regional system integrator First Gulf Company (FGC).
March 3, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., March 3, 2014 — New York-based systems integrator Monolith Systems, Inc. today announced it will be equipping NASDAQ's new MarketSite control room and studio with a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher from Grass Valley®. Currently NASDAQ is using Grass Valley's Concerto™ routing switcher and Kayak™ digital production switcher for its main on-air broadcasts.
February 25, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 25, 2014 — FlipTV, the Maryland-based provider of mobile TV productions and technical services, has deployed a K2 Dyno® S Replay System with a K2 Summit® 3G Production Client from Grass Valley® inside its 30-foot outside broadcasting (OB) truck, named Captain. The mobile production truck is used to broadcast various college sports, most recently basketball games at American University in Washington, DC. The truck fills a niche in the market by providing a compact footprint that packs the same high quality punch as its larger truck counterparts, but in a more cost-efficient manner.
February 19, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 19, 2014 — The Ohio-based Columbus Crew soccer club today announced it has chosen two LDX Flex™ advanced imaging cameras, a K2 Dyno® S-based Replay System, the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System, EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editing software, and a Concerto™ routing switcher from Grass Valley® to outfit the control room and manage content for its new, state-of-the-art video boards being installed at its home venue, Crew Stadium. Built in 1999, the 20,000-seat stadium is the first soccer-specific venue built for a professional soccer team in the United States.
February 11, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 11, 2014 — As part of an ongoing investment to provide top-quality replay solutions for live sports and entertainment productions, Grass Valley® announced that its widely-used K2 Dyno® S Replay Controller now includes an added optional feature — tOG-Sports telestration developed by RT Software.
February 10, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 10, 2014Grass Valley® is demonstrating EDIUS® Pro 7, the latest version of its powerful multiformat nonlinear editing software, at this year's CP+ 2014 (Camera & Photo Imaging) Show, being held February 13-16 at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center in Yokohama, Japan. Grass Valley will be exhibiting on a pod in the 'Video Area for Professionals'. EDIUS Pro 7 is a widely-used, industry-leading solution for editors working on fast turn production in broadcast news, news magazine content, studio program content, as well as for professional video editors working on organizational, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions.
February 4, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 4, 2014 — Kompas TV, an Indonesian broadcaster, has selected GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools from Grass Valley® for its newsroom operation upgrade. Kompas TV selected to upgrade because the scale of their news and sports production has increased from three hours per day to more than eight hours per day. With this increased production scale, Kompas TV opted for GV STRATUS as it met the broadcaster's requirements for a more reliable system that provides a faster turnaround on news and includes shared storage and collaborative workflows. GV STRATUS will be used with K2 Summit® 3G production clients, K2 SAN production storage and EDIUS® Elite multiformat nonlinear editing software.
January 30, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 30, 2014 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the US government agency responsible for advancing public health, recently rounded out a three-year high definition (HD) upgrade with a new 3 M/E Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™ and a Concerto™ routing switcher from Grass Valley®, replacing HD-capable equipment from a variety of other suppliers. With the help of broadcast supplier Digital Video Group, the FDA was able to complete the upgrade over the 2013 winter holidays and its Gaithersburg, MD studio is now fully HD operational.
January 27, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 27, 2014 — To build upon its success generated in the Middle East region in 2013, Grass Valley® will showcase a range of broadcast and media solutions at CABSAT 2014, held March 11-13 at the World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE. Spanning across two levels and designed for maximum impact, Grass Valley's stand (A5-20, Hall 5) will house its robust and growing product suite, including production switchers, cameras, editing software, and more, and provide a VIP atmosphere for meetings away from the busy show floor.
January 22, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 22, 2014Grass Valley® will be demonstrating its latest innovations in live production workflows at the upcoming Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2014. Visitors to the Grass Valley stand (P05) can experience first-hand demonstrations of some of the company's key broadcast technologies, including the popular GV STRATUS® Nonlinear Media Production Tools, the GV Edge™ Integrated Playout System, the LDX WorldCam™ advanced imaging camera with XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit) base stations, and the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System — which is making its first public debut in the UK.
January 22, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 22, 2014Grass Valley® today announced the appointment of Sally Wallington as Regional Director, Northern Europe. Effective immediately, Wallington will assume overall responsibility for managing the business in this key European region and growing market share across all product lines. Wallington brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership skills to her new post, with 20 years of experience in the broadcast industry. She is based in Grass Valley's office at Stockley Park in the UK.
January 16, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 16, 2014 — auviso audio visual solutions, a technical service provider in Lucerne, Switzerland, has purchased four LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras and XCU Elite™ eXchangeable Control Units with triax transmission from Grass Valley® to ensure ultimate camera flexibility for the variety of rental and staging services it provides to its varied client base. Working in tandem, the LDX cameras and XCU base stations provide auviso's clients with a versatile solution for capturing creative images across a range of productions and venues.
January 14, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 14, 2014 — For improved production quality and greater reliability on game day, the Colorado Rockies production staff have installed a Grass Valley® K2 Solo® 3G 2-channel media server into the control room at Coors Field in Denver, CO. The compact, standalone server allows staff members to tap into a powerful 24/7/365 file-based infrastructure and high-performance file operations while guaranteeing that on-air channels will never drop a frame of video, which is vital during live sports productions.
January 10, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 10, 2014Grass Valley® will be showcasing its latest innovations in live production workflows at booth #88 at the Broadcast Engineering Society (BES) EXPO 2014, held January 14-16 in New Delhi, India. The exhibition focuses on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting and is the 20th in the series of events to be organized by the Broadcast Engineering Society (India).
January 6, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., January 6, 2014 — To capture fine detail and superior image resolution for its variety of productions, Germany-based production house MCS GmbH Thüringen recently acquired seven LDX Premiere™ series cameras from Grass Valley®. The new HD camera systems are being used inside MCS GmbH Thüringen's two in-house studios, where its highly skilled staff creates television programming, film production, and advertising campaigns for a wide range of clients in Germany and other parts of Europe.
December 18, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 18, 2013 — ST Teleport, the Singapore-based full-service satellite communications solution provider, installed Grass Valley® GV Edge™ integrated playout system with K2 Edge™ playout nodes to cost effectively manage and deliver HD channel content across Asia. Using a single K2 Edge playout node, ST Teleport will be able to create, expand and streamline its multichannel system in a simple, resilient and scalable way.
December 18, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 18, 2013 — In a move to generate further momentum and growth within its customer base in the United Kingdom, Grass Valley® announces an agreement with the UK-based CVP Group as a Broadcast Reseller of its camera, switcher, and server product lines. CVP Group is a unique reseller with 25 years of experience in broadcast and video production.
December 16, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 16, 2013 — NEP, a leading provider of mobile and fixed broadcast facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom, has purchased 26 Grass Valley® K-Frame™ modular video processing engines to be used with Kayenne® and Karrera® Video Production Centers to upgrade more than 30 of its outside broadcasting (OB) trucks across their fleet. NEP will take delivery of the K-Frames over the next three years, through to 2016.
December 12, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 12, 2013Grass Valley® has supplied Ball State University, located in Muncie, IN, with a live production solution that provides University staff the flexibility and versatility to capture more appealing and creative footage from sporting events held at the school's Scheumann Stadium and Worthen Arena. The solution includes six LDX Flex™ advanced imaging cameras with XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Units) Twin base stations which support fiber as well as triax, and two K2 Dyno® Replay Systems.
December 9, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 9, 2013 — WRN Broadcast, the UK-based global managed services company, has installed Grass Valley's® GV Edge™ integrated playout system with K2 Edge playout nodes to effectively deliver and manage content from CSC Media Group, one of the largest UK-based satellite television channel providers. WRN Broadcast has migrated 20 CSC Media Group channels, including Buzmuzik, True Drama, True Movies and Pop on Sky, using the GV Edge system.
December 6, 2013
Hillsboro Ore., December 6, 2013Grass Valley® today announced the appointment of Jose Luis Reyes as Regional Sales Manager, LATAM South. Effective immediately, Reyes will assume overall responsibility for all of Grass Valley's business aspects in the southern LATAM region, including engaging with key customers, developing new markets, and managing the company's reseller network and systems integrators.
December 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 5, 2013 — TV Technical Center Ostankino, the largest broadcast production company in Eastern Europe, continues its SD to HD upgrade with equipment provided by premiere partner Grass Valley. In 2012, Grass Valley® equipped the broadcaster with 24 LDK 8000 Elite 3G Transmission triax camera systems, 14 LDX Flex™ cameras and four Karrera® Video Production Centers for TTC Ostankino to kick-start its migration to HD.
December 4, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 4, 2013 — ESPN has selected Grass Valley® production technologies to equip its new HD Digital Center 2 broadcast facility in Bristol, CT, which is expected to be complete in spring 2014. The deal builds upon the longstanding relationship between ESPN and Grass Valley that spans three decades while strengthening Grass Valley's position as a leader in the sports production market.
December 2, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 2, 2013Grass Valley® has deployed its first set of GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools to the Hong Kong region at OneTV, a new 24/7 television station that delivers news, sports, and entertainment to millions of viewers across Hong Kong. The station is also leveraging the powerful capabilities of Grass Valley's EDIUS® Elite multiformat nonlinear editing software, K2 Summit® 3G Production Client, and K2 SAN storage. Together, these technologies provide the station with the powerful capabilities it needs to deliver news around the clock and to multiple platforms including smartphones and tablets.
November 26, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 26, 2013 — As part of an on-going commitment to generate further momentum and growth within its customer base in France and North Africa, Grass Valley® today announced a strategic reseller agreement with Magic Hour (which includes Magic Editing) for the distribution of Grass Valley products and services across both regions. France-based Magic Hour will manage the distribution for the entire breadth of Grass Valley's product portfolio—from live production to news, playout, and more.
November 25, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 25, 2013 — Brazil's Canção Nova, a non-profit Catholic Community located in Cachoeira Paulista in the state of São Paulo, is upgrading its broadcast infrastructure with a range of Grass Valley® solutions including five Maestro™ branding and master control systems, five Concerto™ 64x64 routing switchers, five GeckoFlex™ signal processing systems, and six K2 Summit® servers for optimized live event workflows. The system will be live in November and span five locations.
November 25, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 25, 2013 — Hokkaido Television Broadcasting (HTB) in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan is improving on its current Grass Valley® system to reach its millions of viewers in a more timely, efficient manner. Upgrading from K2 EDIUS® Share, the veteran broadcaster purchased 10 turnkey HDWS-3GX EDIUS Elite workstations complete with Grass Valley's STORM™ 3G Elite breakout box and STORMTM 3G PCIe board which are built to optimize the EDIUS multiformat nonlinear editing software. Rounding out HTB's purchase are three REXCEED-X1000 units, two REXCEED-LT300 units, and K2 SAN storage.
November 19, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 19, 2013 — PZ-Multimedia AG, a systems integrator and service provider based in Basel, Switzerland, has selected Grass Valley® LDX Première™ advanced imaging cameras to facilitate Basel University's migration from SD to HD production. As part of the successful LDX Series™, LDX Première will enable Basel University to deliver higher quality imaging and performance. Founded over 30 years ago, PZ-Multimedia AG is a family run company with a strong technical background in editing and producing TV spots for regional studios, and systems integration.
November 15, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 15, 2013 Grass Valley® will showcase an industry-leading range of end-to-end workflow efficiencies at the upcoming Sichuan TV Festival being held November 16-18 in Chengdu, China. The Sichuan TV Festival is hosted by the State Administration of Press, Publication Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) and the Sichuan Provincial People's Government. The Festival is one of Asia's most respected gatherings for broadcasters to share new ideas, sample new technologies, and network with their industry peers.
November 13, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 13, 2013Grass Valley® is offering a preview of future 8K support for its EDIUS® 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (InterBEE) at booth 7316. The demonstration follows recent announcements that the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan, will be broadcast in 8K — 16 times the resolution of today's HD format.
November 12, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 12, 2013 — Bank TV, a satellite broadcaster in the Ukraine, has launched a complete, end-to-end high definition (HD) news production solution from Grass Valley® to facilitate the smooth delivery of its 24/7programming. At the core of the broadcaster's new structure is GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools for enhanced production and a streamlined workflow. GV STRATUS is being used in tandem with EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editing software and GV Edge™ Integrated Playout System with K2 Edge™ playout nodes for 24/7 playout. This deal with Bank TV builds upon the recent momentum generated by Grass Valley in the Ukrainian broadcast market as well as traction gained by GV STRATUS in the EMEA region.
November 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 5, 2013 — Through a series of live presentations and personalized demonstrations, Grass Valley® will exhibit its industry leading range of end-to-end workflow efficiencies at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE) at booth 7316. The show takes place at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex from November 13-15, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
October 30, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., 30 October, 2013 — In preparation for the 2014 Winter Games being held in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, Grass Valley® will be exhibiting at the NATEXPO 2013 convention at the Crocus Expo in Moscow, Russia, from November 19-21. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth А 50 Hall 8 will get first hand demonstrations of a range of live production solutions that will support the 2014 Winter Games, including HD cameras, switchers, and software.
October 28, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 28, 2013 — TV NOW, a brand new 24-hour Malayalam satellite television channel for news and other informational programming, plans to launch with a fully integrated high-definition news production solution from Grass Valley®. TV NOW's new infrastructure will include three GV Director™ nonlinear live production systems, the powerful GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools, nine LDX Flex™ HD studio cameras, a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher, a K2 Summit® 3G transmission server, EDIUS® nonlinear editing software, and HD K2 SAN storage. Together, these solutions will enable TV NOW to get news to air more quickly and without any interruptions, which is crucial to the smooth running of an operation that airs programming 24/7.
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Tel: +1 415 370 6444
alicia@platformpr.com

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